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What is MITRE ATT&CK and Why Might You Be Interested in It?

Oct 27 2023

In this week’s bulletin, Charlie explains what MITRE ATT&CK is and the importance of familiarising yourself with its framework. First,...

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An Old Threat Returns – Terrorist Attacks in Europe?

Oct 20 2023

This week, Charlie discusses the importance of having updated response plans in case of an emergency and looks at why...

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Why Flowcharts Aren’t Appropriate in Business Continuity Plans

Oct 13 2023

In this week’s bulletin, Charlie discusses his reasons why flowcharts aren’t useful in most business continuity plans, and looks into...

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Closing and Reopening Offices, Restaurants, and Retail Outlets, after an Incident

Oct 06 2023

In this week’s bulletin, Charlie discusses his recent exercises around reassuring customers after an incident and talks about how we...

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Rugby Response

Sep 29 2023

This week’s bulletin has been written by our tutor, James McAlister, who discusses the similarities between a rugby team and...

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Pickups for Peace – A Visit to Ukraine

Sep 26 2023

Charlie has just come back from a visit to Ukraine, where he teamed up with a Scottish charity, ‘Pickups for...

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A Message From BC Training…

Sep 22 2023

We are sorry to say that this week’s bulletin has been delayed for operational security reasons and instead, will be...

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AI Bulletin: MGM Grand Cyber Attack – What Happened and What Businesses Can Learn

Sep 15 2023

This week we thought it would be interesting to see how good Google Bard is at writing bulletins. We gave...

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The RAAC Crisis – What Can We Learn?

Sep 08 2023

This week, Charlie discusses the ongoing RAAC (Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete) crisis and advises us on what we can take...

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An Old Threat Returns…Computer Outage

Sep 01 2023

Charlie discusses the recent IT failure of NATS which caused numerous flight delays and gives an insight into why we...

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When to Use Silence as a Crisis Media Strategy

Aug 25 2023

In this week’s bulletin, Charlie discusses the positives and potential drawbacks of keeping silent after an incident, and looks at...

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“The future is uncertain but the end is always near” – Jim Morrison

Aug 18 2023

This week’s bulletin has been provided by James Royds (FBCI) who gives an insight into the effect of COVID-19 on...

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Data Breaches: Does Anyone Care?

Aug 11 2023

Charlie talks about the recent cyber attacks on the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and the Police Service...

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How good is ChatGPT at answering questions about business continuity and resilience?

Aug 04 2023

ChatGPT has never been far from the headlines over the past few months. Continuity Central thought it would be interesting...

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Arrogance: The Undoing of Many Senior Managers – NatWest Thoughts

Jul 28 2023

In this week’s bulletin, Charlie shares his thoughts on the recent NatWest scandal and discusses how senior managers should handle...

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Use of Cyber Threat Intelligence to Guide Crisis Response: A Checklist for Crisis Teams

Jul 21 2023

In this week’s bulletin, Charlie discusses the questions that organisations should be considering when carrying out a potential response to...

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Business Continuity Professionals – Is AI Going to Make You Redundant?

Jul 14 2023

Charlie discusses the emerging use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and looks at what changes it can make within your organisation...

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Mind the Resilience Podcast – From Vision to Success: The Story of a Resilience Entrepreneur

Jul 07 2023

This week Charlie was a special guest on Episode 22 of the Mind the Resilience podcast, discussing his passion for...

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The Covid Inquiry: Some Thoughts

Jun 30 2023

In this bulletin, Charlie shares his thoughts and opinions on the current controversy revolving around the Scottish Government. He dissects...

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What is the Difference Between Cyber Incident Management and Cyber Incident Response?

Jun 23 2023

Charlie looks at the difference between cyber incident management and cyber incident response and the different set of issues they...

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Coordinating Emergency Response and Business Continuity in Manufacturing

Jun 16 2023

Charlie discusses the different emergency response and business continuity issues to consider after an incident, and how both teams can...

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MOVEit and Capita: Why Your Organisation Needs to Carry Out a Data Risk Assessment

Jun 09 2023

In this week’s bulletin, Charlie discusses how performing a data risk assessment on your organisation may be beneficial in the...

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What Can Organisations Do to Attempt to Protect Themselves from Supply Chain Risks?

Jun 02 2023

This week’s bulletin has been provided by Gavin Watt, a Senior Consultant at PlanB Consulting, who discusses how making certain...

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Personal Resilience

May 26 2023

This week’s bulletin has been written by Simon Freeston, a consultant at PlanB Consulting, who discusses the importance of ensuring...

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